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RecFishing Forum Conference: ‘Cormorant: management needed across the borders’ 14 Sep 2018 RecFishing Forum Conference: ‘Cormorant: management needed across the borders’ 0 509 The next conference of the Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment entitled ‘Cormorant - management needed across the borders' will take place on the 9th of October in the European Par... European Commission publishes its Baltic Sea quotas proposal for 2019 10 Sep 2018 European Commission publishes its Baltic Sea quotas proposal for 2019 0 428 The European Commission has published its proposal for next year fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea. The proposal covers cod, herring, salmon, plaice and sprat stocks. The Commission proposes to reinstate the one bass bag-limit this year - from 1 October 06 Sep 2018 The Commission proposes to reinstate the one bass bag-limit this year - from 1 October 0 247 The Commission published a proposal Wednesday (4 September) , which, if adopted by the ministers, would reinstate the one bass bag-limit as from the 1st of October. Key takeaways from the 2018 EAA General Assembly 05 Sep 2018 Key takeaways from the 2018 EAA General Assembly 0 519 On the occasion of the 24th General Assembly, EAA representatives met in Rotterdam for a three-day event hosted by Sportvisserij Nederland. Dam Removal Campaign 27 Jul 2018 Dam Removal Campaign 0 424 Dam Removal Europe has published a new report “Dam Removal: a viable solution for the future of our European rivers” State of European waters: EU Member States need to do much more 18 Jul 2018 State of European waters: EU Member States need to do much more 0 423 The latest ‘State of Water’ report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) earlier this month shows that the EU Member States need to do much more to comply with the water legislation and m... Sea Bass: EAA and EFTTA ask Fisheries Commissioner Vella for a bag-limit now 06 Jul 2018 Sea Bass: EAA and EFTTA ask Fisheries Commissioner Vella for a bag-limit now 0 986 Today, the European Anglers Alliance (EAA) and the European Fishing Tackle Trade Association (EFTTA) have sent a request to Commissioner Karmenu Vella that the present retention ban of northern bass c... Germany violates the Nitrates Directive - EU Court ruling 06 Jul 2018 Germany violates the Nitrates Directive - EU Court ruling 0 483 Back in 2016 the European Commission referred Germany to the Court of Justice of the European Union because the country failed to take action on water pollution caused by nitrates. On the 21st of June... The road to sustainable fish farming 29 Jun 2018 The road to sustainable fish farming 0 274 The growth of fish farming will increase the negative impacts on the marine environment and rivers. More environmentally friendly production methods need to be put in place. This was the main take-hom... Concerning Baltic Salmon - illegal, misreported and unreported commercial fishing 25 Jun 2018 Concerning Baltic Salmon - illegal, misreported and unreported commercial fishing 0 509 The EAA wrote a letter to Pascal Savouret, Executive Director of the European Fisheries Control Agency, to flag the suspected large scale misreporting of commercial catches of Baltic salmon. The lette... European Anglers Alliance takes EU to Court over Bass ban 15 Jun 2018 European Anglers Alliance takes EU to Court over Bass ban 0 3507 The European Anglers Alliance, supported by the EFTTA, is challenging the Council of the European Union over its decision to ban members of the public fishing recreationally from keeping any bass in 2... Conference: Making fish farming sustainable - Innovative & eco-friendly solutions to tackle escapees, sea lice and other challenges 14 Jun 2018 Conference: Making fish farming sustainable - Innovative & eco-friendly solutions to tackle escapees, sea lice and other challenges 0 416 The next event of the Forum on Recreational Fisheries and Aquatic Environment will take place on the 26th of June 2018 from 12:00 to 14:00 in the European Parliament (Brussels). It will be chaired by ... European Parliament Plenary adopts a milestone resolution on recreational fisheries 13 Jun 2018 European Parliament Plenary adopts a milestone resolution on recreational fisheries 0 810 On the 12th of June, the European Parliaments plenary adopted by a large majority a report on the ‘State of play of recreational fisheries in the EU’ prepared by MEP Norica Nicolai. The report request... Fisheries Control: the Commission’s proposal for a revised regulation published 08 Jun 2018 Fisheries Control: the Commission’s proposal for a revised regulation published 0 10624 On 30 May 2018, the European Commission submitted to the European Parliament and the EU Council a proposal for a revised control regulation to improve, modernise and simplify the fisheries control. Re... The European Parliament asks for fair management of recreational fisheries 15 May 2018 The European Parliament asks for fair management of recreational fisheries 0 1685 A resolution adopted today by the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee requests the European Commission to evaluate the role of recreational fisheries in the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) “so tha... Sweden – New recreational fisheries management measures proposed 14 May 2018 Sweden – New recreational fisheries management measures proposed 0 567 The proposed measures suggest to give priority to recreational angling over other kinds of recreational fishing at sea and in the five major lakes. Joint NGOs submission on the evaluation of the Eel Regulation 10 May 2018 Joint NGOs submission on the evaluation of the Eel Regulation 0 608 The EAA together with other prominent NGOs have submitted a joint response to the consultation on “Evaluation of the Eel Regulation”. The response reads as follows: ‘Barrier Tracker’ app – anglers can help to improve connectivity of rivers 08 May 2018 ‘Barrier Tracker’ app – anglers can help to improve connectivity of rivers 0 533 The number of barriers in European rivers is much higher than indicated by available databases – up to one barrier in every kilometre of river. The researchers found that the number of barriers record... Bass and other fishes: Who owns them, and who should have access to them how much? 24 Apr 2018 Bass and other fishes: Who owns them, and who should have access to them how much? 0 931 Why the recreational fisheries sector needs be included the Common Fisheries Policy on an equal footing with commercial fisheries and aquaculture Dams have had their day: EU governments must ramp up ambition on their removal 19 Apr 2018 Dams have had their day: EU governments must ramp up ambition on their removal 0 1318 World Fish Migration Day - which takes place on 21 April - is a day to celebrate the incredible journey migratory fish undertake to mate. But many never reach their final destination due to tens of th...